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Taking Measure

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Rik Johnsson

Rik Johnsson is a mechanical engineer in the Fire Research Division’s WUI Fire Group. During his 29-year career at NIST, he has studied compartment fires, smoke toxicity, cooking fires, and vehicle fires, but more recently, his focus has been on wind-driven fire spread from accessory structures around buildings. Rik holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.